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antisecretory

 [an″te-, an″ti-se-kre´to-re]
1. inhibiting or diminishing secretion; called also secretoinhibitory.
2. an agent that so acts, as certain drugs that inhibit or diminish gastric secretions.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·ti·se·cre·to·ry

(an'tē-sē-krē'tō-rĭ),
Inhibitory to secretion, said of certain drugs that reduce or suppress gastric secretion (for example, ranitidine, omeprazole).
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antisecretory

(ăn′tē-sĭ-krē′tə-rē, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Inhibiting or decreasing secretion, especially gastric secretions.
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an·ti·se·cre·to·ry

(an'tē-sĕ-krē'tŏr-ē)
Inhibitory to secretion, said of certain drugs that reduce or suppress gastric secretion (e.g., ranitidine, omeprazole).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

an·ti·se·cre·to·ry

(an'tē-sĕ-krē'tŏr-ē)
Inhibitory to secretion.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Tursi reported on 3 patients with GERD refactory to antisecretory treatment who were diagnosed with CD after duodenal biopsies and who had rapid and long lasting remission of symptoms after starting a GFD.
antisecretory non-eradication therapy (with or without long-term maintenance antisecretory therapy) for the prevention of recurrent bleeding from peptic ulcer.
Diarrhea is often treated with antispasmodic, antisecretory, and inhibitors of prostaglandin secretions such as loperamide, diaretyl, and atropine [3, 5].
As somatostatin analogs decrease Cg A synthesis and secretion, the decreased blood measurements likely reflect antisecretory rather than antiproliferative effects.
Effect of antisecretory drugs and nitrates on the risk of ulcer bleeding associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antiplatelet agents, and anticoagulants.
The authors remind us that loperamide is different from antimotility agents such as diphenoxylate with atropine, as loperamide has an antisecretory effect at lower doses and decreases motility only at higher doses.
Effects of acid antisecretory drugs on mucus barrier of the rat against 5-fluorouracil-induced gastrointestinal mucositis.
Most cases were treated successfully with conservative treatment, such as avoiding further thermal insult (17%) and antisecretory treatment, such as PPIs (67%) and H2RAs (11%) or in combination with sucralfate suspension (33%) to prevent further injury from reflux gastric acid.
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So, the antisecretory and antimotility activities play vital roles in evaluating antidiarrheal mechanisms of drugs.
Other works demonstrated that the antisecretory action of the aqueous extract occurs through a mechanism common to both antihistaminic and anticholinergic pathways [18].
Therefore we agree with authors who affirm that for obese patients suffering from GERD weight loss in conjunction with antisecretory medications is first-line therapy [49].